(Amsterdam, 9 January 1921 - Mexico City, 23 October 2007)
‘Akrobatischer Fahrradfahrer liefert Brötchen aus, Mexico’, around 1970
Vintage silver gelatine paper, August 1944
Back with name stamp
25.5 x 20.5 cm
Very good condition
(1921 - 2007)
was a Dutch press photographer. He worked for magazines like Life, Stern, Quick, Paris Match after the war.
His father was a textile merchant. He bought his first camera, a Kodak Brownie with discount stamps. At 15, he left his parents' home. Coming from a Jewish family, he fled to Switzerland on foot after the German occupation. He was interned in a labour camp in Les Verrières. There he did his first photo shoot. He was allowed to study photography in Lausanne.
In 1949 he went to Chile. He first became a police photographer. His sense for bizarre situations brought him international success. Life magazine published a photo by him. In 1968, he went to Mexico for the Olympic Games. He won a gold medal for the best press photo of the Games. He remained there until his death.
- Frans Stoppelman (1921-2007)
- Titel på konstverk
- Akrobatischer Fahrradfahrer liefert Brötchen aus, Mexico, um 1950
- Gelantin och silver tryck
- Vintage tryck
- Studio stämpel
- Mycket vackert
- 250×205 mm
- Totala dimensioner
- 250×205×1 mm